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Emanuel Holds Second Facebook Town Hall

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    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday evening answered questions from Facebook and Twitter in his second #AskChicago town hall.

    Emanuel took the opportunity to focus on education and questions about crowding and teacher pay.

    He said the social media format empowers people to get closer to government.

    "It is easy to get isolated in the mayor's office. My job is to make sure I continue to hear the voices of the people," he said.

    The event was streamed online at facebook.com/chicagomayorsoffice, or livestream.com/chicagomayorsoffice.

    There were eight remote viewing locations for Chicagoans who didn't have access to a computer or who wanted to participate in a group setting:

    West Town
    Julian High School
    10330 S. Elizabeth St.
    Phone: 773-535-5170

    Belmont Cragin
    Prosser Career Academy
    2148 N. Long Ave.
    Phone: 773-534-3200

    Budlong Woods
    Northside College Prep
    5501 N. Kedzie Ave.
    Phone: (773) 534-3954

    Englewood
    Kennedy King College
    Family Net Center
    747 W. 63rd St.
    Building V, Room 106
    Contact: Clarence Hogan (773) 487-3723 chogan@hullhouse.org
    Begin arriving at: 5:30 p.m.
    Number of Spots: 15

    Pilsen
    Instituto del Progreso Latino
    Family Net Center
    2570 S. Blue Island
    Contact: Jesus Gonzalez (773) 890-0055 jesus@idpl.org
    Luiz Magana (312) 666-1323 lmagana@resurrectionproject.org
    Liz Rosas-Landa (312) 618-9930 erosaslanda@resurrectionproject.org
    Begin arriving at 5:30 p.m. Number of spots: 15

    Auburn Gresham
    St. Sabina Employment Resource Center
    7901 S. Racine St.
    Contact: Jimmy Prude, Cell (202) 641-1101
    Work 773-483-3969 jprude@gagdc.org
    Begin arriving at 6 p.m. Number of spots: 15-20

    The Loop
    Harold Washington College
    Computer Lab (Room 404)
    30 E. Lake St.
     
    Ashburn
    Daley College
    Library
    7500 S. Pulaski Road

    Chicago students helped with the production of the event.